Apiognomonia veneta (Saccardo & Spegazzini) von Höhnel, 1920

sycamore anthracnose

on Platanus

Apiognomonia veneta on Platanus hispanica

Platanus hispanica, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Meerhout © Carina Van Steenwinkel

Apiognomonia veneta on Platanus hispanica

anthracnose

Apiognomonia veneta on Platanus hispanica

detail

Apiognomonia veneta on Platanus hispanica

extruded conidia masses

Apiognomonia veneta conidia

conidia

Apiognomonia veneta on Platanus hispanica

Platanus hispanica, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek

Apiognomonia veneta on Platanus hispanica

characteristic leaf spots

Apiognomonia veneta: conidiodomata

shining black conidiodomata, in this case not on but next to the veins.

parasite

The fungus lives intercellularly and causes dieback and cankerous growth of branches, and characteristically large lesions of the leaves that develop from the major veins. In the anamorphic stage large quantities of conidia are discharged from acervuli on the leaves. In the winter the teleomorph forms black perithecia on the fallen leaves.

host plants

Platanaceae, monofaag

Platanus hispanica, occidentalis, orientalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Discula platani Saccardo, 1884.

references

Ivanová, Bernadovičová & Pastirčáková (2007a), Melgarejo Nárdiz, García-Jiménez, Jordá Gutiérrez ao (2010a), Sogonov, Castlebury, Rossman ao (2007a, 2008a).

mod 5.vii.2018